john & Barbara

Grüezi / G'day / Hello : Experienced, Dependable and Friendly Multi-national/lingual

Zürich, Switzerland
21 Reviews

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8 external references

Reviews (21)


John was great :) Such a kind man. He took wonderful care of Kitty and the plants around the house. I hope he'll decide to come back again in the future

Zürich (Kreis 2), Switzerland · 03 Sep - 07 Sep 2020

John and Barbara were absolutely wonderful - they looked after Zippy as if she were their own dog and she even had a trip to the beach. We spent an

Palmerston North, New Zealand · 14 Feb - 17 Feb 2020

We had the pleasure of leaving our house and animals in the capable hands of John and Barbara for 7 weeks. In that time they kept us informed of all that was

Kerikeri, New Zealand · 07 Dec 2019 - 23 Jan 2020

John and Barbara were excellent pet sitters. They took great care of Pascal and my home. I cant recommend them more highly. Nice people that we enjoyed

Wellington, New Zealand · 25 Jan - 27 Jan 2019

I think the best recommendation we could give is that we would have them back tomorrow to look after our two dogs and our house. They left the house in

Sans Souci, NSW, Australia · 13 Dec 2018 - 22 Jan 2019

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John turned out to be even better than I could possibly have imagined. He is obviously a mature (in the nicest sense of that word) person. Hes honest

House & pet sitting reference · 27 July 2014


We are fortunate to be an early retired mature couple with successful careers behind us. Barbara, a born South African (Cape Town) living in Germany for the past 40+ years, interspersed with company assignments in various countries around

Why we want to house sit

After having successfully brought up children, we have been using our extensive experience to do house-sitting in virtually any country and culture over the past 10 years. Being proud home owners ourselves, we are both reliable and honest

Our experience

Since 2011 we have completed assignments in Sri Lanka, Germany, Mauritius, USA, Thailand, UK, Ireland, France, Italy, Malaysia, Cyprus, Spain, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand, and can produce over 40 excellent written references

Pet care experience

  • Dogs
  • Cats
  • Reptiles
  • Horses
  • Fish
  • Poultry
  • Livestock


January 2021
February 2021
  • Available on these dates — get in touch to find out if they can sit for you

Preferred countries

  • Afghanistan
  • Aland Islands
  • Albania
  • Algeria
  • American Samoa
  • Andorra

Profile details

john 65+
retired and retired
With a partner